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Teenagers in trouble after sex in high school bathroom video posted online

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 02:16

Teenagers in trouble after sex in high school bathroom video posted onlineTeenagers are in trouble after having sex in a Florida high school bathroom and then posting a recording of it on social media.


Manhunt underway for suspect in Massachusetts cop killing

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 02:08
A manhunt was underway on Sunday in central Massachusetts for a gunman who shot and killed a police officer during a traffic stop just after midnight, state police said. Ronald Tarentino, a 42-year-old officer in Auburn, Massachusetts, was fatally shot around 12:30 a.m. EDT in the town, which is approximately 50 miles (80 km) west of Boston. In an advisory released by Massachusetts State Police and shared by police departments on Twitter, authorities said Jorge Zambrano, 35, was wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting.

Gas prices jump by 5 cents over past 2 weeks, averages $2.32

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 02:04
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has jumped by a nickel over the past two weeks to $2.32 a gallon for regular grade.

1 injured after CSX train hits car in Maryland

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 01:47
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Officials say a one person is injured after a car they were driving was struck by a CSX train carrying coal in Maryland.

Excerpts from interview containing Cosby quaalude admission

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 01:39

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2015, file photo, Bill Cosby, center, accompanied by his attorneys Brian McMonagle, left, and Monique Pressley, arrives at court to face a felony charge of aggravated indecent assault in Elkins Park, Pa. Cosby faces a preliminary hearing Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to determine if his criminal sex-assault case in suburban Philadelphia goes to trial. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby faces a preliminary hearing Tuesday to determine if his criminal sex-assault case in suburban Philadelphia goes to trial.


2 officers, civilian injured in South Philadelphia crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:59

2 officers, civilian injured in South Philadelphia crashThree people, including two police officers, were injured in a collision in South Philadelphia.


5 years later, Veterans Treatment Court is a success story

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:58

In this May 13, 2016 photo, Mentor William Delaney, a former U.S. Marine, embraces a fellow Marine who just completed a treatment program at the Kent County Courthouse in Warwick, R.I. The Veterans Treatment Court opened five years ago in Warwick as the first specialty court in New England to help veterans avoid jail and turn their lives around. Delaney now is a mentor for veterans in the program. Flanking Delaney are retired veterans who also serve as mentors. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — William Delaney, a former Marine, had already served four years of probation for an alcohol-related offense in Florida and was back in court, this time in Rhode Island, for driving under the influence. His newest brush with the law, combined with his alcoholism and depression, he feared, could close the door on the rest of his life.


At 80, shipyard skipper to step back after Zumwalt trials

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:55

In this Friday, May 18, 2016 photo, Captain Earl Walker poses in Southport, Maine. Walker held off retirement until he had the opportunity to pilot the Navy's futuristic Zumwalt destroyer safely down the Kennebec River to the Atlantic Ocean for sea trials earlier this year. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)BATH, Maine (AP) — Captain Earl Walker wasn't about to retire before seeing the Navy's futuristic Zumwalt destroyer safely down the Kennebec River to the Atlantic Ocean.


AccuWeather: Spotty Showers

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:53

 Spotty ShowersMeteorologist Chris Sowers says Sunday is also unsettled, but the weather pattern makes a dramatic change later this week.


Connecticut governor rarely meets legislators, records show

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:47

FILE - In this May 1, 2016, file photo, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy speaks after receiving the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. Records of Malloy's 2015 public schedule obtained by The Associated Press show he does not meet frequently with state legislators, a marked contrast from his Republican predecessors. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy doesn't spend a lot of time chit-chatting with state legislators, something politicians from both parties agree helps build the personal connections needed to get things done at the state Capitol.


Unloved bull market: It's been a year since latest record

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:17

FILE - In this Monday, May 9, 2016, file photo, specialist Meric Greenbaum works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Saturday, May 21, is the one-year anniversary of the stock market’s record high. And no, you didn’t miss the party, because no one seems to be in the mood to celebrate. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Saturday is the one-year anniversary of the stock market's record high. And no, you didn't miss the party, because no one seems to be in the mood to celebrate.


Officials: Massachusetts police officer shot during traffic stop has died; suspect on the loose

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:14
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — Officials: Massachusetts police officer shot during traffic stop has died; suspect on the loose.

Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 23:43
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard goes on trial Tuesday. He is accused of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges:

'Angry Birds' flocks to No. 1 over 'Neighbors,' 'Nice Guys'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 23:41

This image released by Sony Pictures shows the character Red, voiced by Jason Sudeikis, in a scene from "The Angry Birds Movie." (Sony Pictures via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain America" has found a worthy competitor in a bunch of flightless birds. "The Angry Birds Movie" soared to $39 million in its debut weekend, knocking "Captain America: Civil War" off its first-place perch, according to comScore estimates Sunday.


Boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just the music fans

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 23:25

HOLD FOR STORY BY ANNA GONEWOLD- In this May 19, 2016 photo, Kery Eller, left, Stephen Willard and Stephen Eller, right, take a smoke break outside the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, N.C. ,where they are setting up for a trade show. The three men work as stage hands with the local union of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. Kery Eller estimates in the past two months he has lost nearly $3,000 he expected to earn working at shows that were canceled by artists protesting the state's law limiting anti-discrimination policies for LGBT individuals. (AP Photo/Anna Gronewold)GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Stagehand Kery Eller doesn't own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did.


Texas police say criminals often using imitation weapons

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 23:09

This photo posted to Twitter on May 8, 2016 by the Arlington Police Department shows a BB gun and fake ammunition that were taken from a drug suspect police say. Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns, likely because they're cheap, easy to obtain and criminals may mistakenly believe that if they're caught, they'll avoid the severe punishment that can come with a serious weapons charge. (Arlington Police Department via AP)DALLAS (AP) — Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns, likely because they're cheap, easy to obtain and criminals may believe — mistakenly — that if they're caught, they'll avoid the severe punishment that can come with illegally possessing a real one.


Trial begins for Alabama House speaker

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 21:04

Rep. Mike Hubbard of Auburn, Ala., walks into the Lee County Justice Center during jury selection for the indicted Alabama speaker of the House, Monday, May 16, 2016, in Opelika, Ala. Hubbard is facing 23 felony counts of using his office and past position as chairman of the Alabama GOP for personal gain. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Shrewd, intelligent and disciplined, House Speaker Mike Hubbard was the general of the GOP offensive in 2010 to win Republican control of the Alabama Legislature, a legislative body that had been under the direction of Democrats since Reconstruction.


Calvin Harris hospitalized after Los Angeles car crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 19:45

Calvin Harris hospitalized after Los Angeles car crashMusician Calvin Harris was hospitalized following a car crash in Los Angeles Friday night, according to authorities.


Egypt sending submarine to crash site to search for black boxes

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 19:37

Egypt sending submarine to crash site to search for black boxesEgypt's president said on Sunday a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry was headed to the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean to join the search for the cockpit voice and flight data recorders, commonly known as black boxes.


El-Sissi says Egypt submarine headed to plane crash site

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 19:23

Egypt sending submarine to crash site to search for black boxesEgypt's president said on Sunday a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry was headed to the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean to join the search for the cockpit voice and flight data recorders, commonly known as black boxes.